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" I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news ; and we'll talk with them too, Who loses, and who wins ; who's in, who's out... "
The Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes - Page 106
by William Shakespeare - 1767
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The Tragedie of Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...Lear's words to Cordelia: 'Come, let's away to prison . . .' '. . . so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, Who loses, and who wins; who's in, who's out.' — V, iii,...
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Kierkegaard: A Biography

Alastair Hannay - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 496 pages
...passage, quoted in the German translation by Ernst Ortlepp, is: ... so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out, And take upon's...
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Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say

Frederick Buechner - Religion - 2009 - 176 pages
...dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too — Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out — And take...
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Landscapes of the Sacred: Geography and Narrative in American Spirituality

Belden C. Lane, Professor Emeritus Theological Studies Belden C Lane - Architecture - 2002 - 310 pages
...Cordelia, Lear uttered a last eloquent cry for prosaic mystery: So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too — Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out — And take...
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In Words and Deeds: The Spectacle of Incest in English Renaissance Tragedy

Zenón Luis Martínez, Zenon Luis-Matinez - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 296 pages
...dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live. And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's...
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie, Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness; so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news, and we'll talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, And take upon's...
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Opera, Sex and Other Vital Matters

Paul Robinson - Literary Collections - 2002 - 332 pages
...dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; . . . (V, iii, 8—14) The reminder, moreover, is anything but accidental: for years Verdi...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 13

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness : so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's...
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Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays

David Schalkwyk, Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 262 pages
...dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness; so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk ol court news, and we'll talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, And take upon...
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Wild East: Stories from the Last Frontier

Boris Fishman - Fiction - 2003 - 266 pages
...tells Cordelia about all the things they can do together in prison: they will live, and pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh at gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues talk of court news, and they'll talk with them too — who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, and take...
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